George Foster (Australian politician)

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George Foster
George Matthew Foster.jpg
Senator for Tasmania
In office
1 July 1920 – 30 June 1925
Succeeded by Charles Grant
Personal details
Born 1884
Adelaide, South Australia
Died 6 June 1956 (aged 71–72)
Political party Nationalist

George Matthew Foster (1884 – 6 June 1956) was an Australian politician. Born in Adelaide, South Australia, he was educated in Tasmania, where he became a motor mechanic. After serving in the military 1914-1916, he was secretary of the Hobart Returned Services League, and was the Nationalist member for Bass in the Tasmanian House of Assembly from 1917 to 1919. In 1919, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Nationalist Senator for Tasmania. He held the seat until his resignation in 1925; Charles Grant was appointed to replace him. Foster died in 1956.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-23.